Research and Development

Water purification

Software Engineering Manager (m|f|d)

We are currently seeking Software Engineering Manager (m|f|d) for our Product Development Separation Instruments business based at our headquarters in Goettingen, Germany (Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH). In this position, you are responsible for the establishing, running and improving software development in your department.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Providing direction, coaching, and guidance to software teams in two different geographical locations (Göttingen, Germany and Arvada, Colorado, USA)

  • Line management duties of a local software and testing team (Göttingen), including external contractors

  • Ensuring departmental compliance to Sartorius processes, best practices, and regulatory demands

  • Ensuring smooth and high-efficiency operation of software development process (Scrum) in product development teams in a sustainable way

  • Ensuring high quality of software releases, on time and within budget

  • Aligning strategic technology choices and tools with other software development departments

  • Coaching team members in currently known best practices (CI/CD, TDD, Agile, Scrum)

  • Participating in answering to technical customer requests

  • Participating in inter-departmental initiatives for process improvement and regulatory affairs

  • Communicating with all types of stakeholders

What will convince us

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or Computer Science (or comparable)

  • Several years of professional experience, of which at least few years as a team lead or a technical lead

  • Proven track record of participation in successful embedded systems projects

  • Solid technical background in software architecture and embedded systems design and implementation

  • Deep knowledge about current best practices in software development and system testing

  • Leverage agile way of working

  • Great communicator, including presentation skills and an empathetic approach to inter-personal communication

  • Excellent or native level of written and spoken English

  • Ability to travel (15%) as needed

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

What we offer

Our ambition is to simplify progress in life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. So that more people can obtain access to better medicine. More than 11,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales locations worldwide are committed to this vision. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Do you also want to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from working with a Global Player that has kept its familiar atmosphere:

  • Opportunity for international career development: a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

Further insights into our world of work can be found here.

Laboratory Weighing Services
  • Reference Number R14534
  • Employment Mode Full time
  • Position Regular
  • Functional Area Research and Development
  • Location Goettingen (Germany)